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Workday Passes 50 Customer Milestone

Leading Organizations in Services, Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial Services and Energy Industries Select Workday On-Demand Services

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - July 30, 2008) - Workday, Inc. has passed the 50 customer mark, more than doubling its customer base in the past seven months. Companies ranging from mid-sized business to the Fortune 500 continue to select Workday's on-demand Human Capital Management and Business Management services for new levels of agility, usability and integration capabilities -- all without the hassles of upgrades and maintenance.

What's New

-- New Workday customers include Commerce Bank (Commerce Bancshares, Inc.); Elekta; Guidant Financial Group; Infinera; MarketTools; North American Mission Board; Ojai Valley Inn & Spa; Point B Solutions Group, LLP; Tudor Investment Group and Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.

-- Workday completed the first half of 2008 with 53 customers across a wide range of industries including Services, Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial Services and Energy.

-- Workday customers include organizations with fewer than 1000 employees and enterprises with more than 200,000 users, replacing both homegrown solutions and on-premise ERP deployments.

Comments on the News

"We had been using outdated technology to run HR. We needed something that was powerful, easy to use and flexible enough to adapt to our changing and growing business," said Vicki McGuire, vice president of Commerce Bancshares and director of Compensation and HR Systems. "Workday is a perfect fit for us. It will help position our HR department as the strategic business entity it is by putting employee and management information at their fingertips. We firmly believe in Workday's vision and we are excited to be one of the first 50 customers -- actively participating in its evolution."

"Workday's customer momentum directly reflects the growing demand we are seeing from companies looking for an alternative to the cost and complexity of on-premise ERP systems," said Dave Duffield, Workday CEO and chief customer advocate. "In the first half of 2008, the Workday team has accomplished many amazing milestones: completing the strategic acquisition of Cape Clear, signing one of the largest customers in on-demand history and delivering major product updates such as Workday Payroll. We have a lot to be proud of and I couldn't be more pleased that this great group of companies selected Workday to run their businesses."

New Workday Customers

Workday customer descriptions are included below, with more detailed information available at

--  Commerce Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
    (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $17 billion regional bank holding company based in
    Missouri. For more than 140 years, Commerce Bank has been meeting the needs
    of individuals and businesses with a diversified line of financial
    services, including business and personal banking, wealth management and
    estate planning and investments through its subsidiary and affiliated
    companies. Commerce Bank currently operates in approximately 360 locations
    in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Oklahoma and Colorado.
--  Elekta is an international medical technology group, providing
    oncologists, radiation therapists, neurosurgeons and many other medical
    specialists with state-of-the-art tools to fight serious disease. Elekta
    provides advanced clinical solutions, comprehensive management and
    information systems as well as services for improved cancer care and
    management of brain disorders. Elekta's systems and solutions are used in
    over 5,000 hospitals around the world to treat cancer with radiation
    therapy, to diagnose and treat brain disorders as well as run efficient and
    effective clinical practices.
--  Guidant Financial Group is the leading provider of self-directed IRA
    services and small business financing solutions. Guidant's products enable
    retirement-account holders to invest their tax-deferred or tax-exempt
    retirement dollars (including 401(k)s and IRAs) into innovative assets such
    as real estate, tax liens, businesses, franchises, private loans and more 
    -- all in addition to the traditional securities market.
--  Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) provides Digital Optical Networking systems to
    telecommunications carriers worldwide. Infinera's systems are unique in
    their use of a breakthrough semiconductor technology: the photonic
    integrated circuit (PIC). Infinera's systems and PIC technology are
    designed to provide optical networks with simpler and more flexible
    engineering and operations, faster time-to-service and the ability to
    rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical
--  MarketTools is the leading technology and solutions provider of
    Customer Insight Management capabilities for the world's market leaders.
    Through a unique combination of best-in-class research platforms, 100%
    accurate global panels and research innovation, MarketTools enables
    companies to better identify new opportunities, fuel greater product
    success and build customer advocacy. MarketTools' premier portfolio of
    technology-based insight brands includes Zoomerang™, zTelligence®,
    CustomerSat, TrueSample™, Insight Networks™, Idea Networks and
--  The North American Mission Board assists Southern Baptists in their
    task of fulfilling the Great Commission in the United States, Canada and
    their territories through a national strategy for sharing Christ, starting
    churches and sending missionaries.
--  Ojai Valley Inn & Spa -- Since 1923, vacationing guests have sought
    the tranquil pleasures of the historic Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a AAA Five
    Diamond property located on 220 tree-shaded acres 35 miles south of Santa
    Barbara. Affirmed by its many prestigious awards and fresh from a $90
    million renovation, the legendary Inn is one of the nation's unique hidden
    treasures. Amenities include a classic 1923 golf course and Spa Ojai, the
    31,000-square-foot luxury spa considered one of the top 10 spas in America.
--  Point B Solutions Group is a consulting firm that provides clients in
    Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle
    with locally-based, experienced leaders who can step into any segment or
    role in a mission-critical project and help lead it to success. Hundreds of
    clients such as Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Fred Meyer, Kaiser Permanente
    and Bashas' Supermarkets have turned to Point B for their project
    leadership expertise.
--  Tudor Investment Group -- The Tudor Group, which consists of Tudor
    Investment Corporation and its affiliates, is involved in active trading,
    investing and research in the global equity, debt, currency and commodity
    markets. The firm's investment strategies include global macro trading,
    fundamental equity investing in the U.S. and Europe, emerging markets,
    venture capital, commodities, event driven strategies and technical trading
--  Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is a rapidly growing pharmaceutical
    company that manufactures and markets both prescription and consumer
    products. Privately held since 1919, the company strives to recognize the
    unmet healthcare needs of our customers. Upsher-Smith prides itself in
    providing safe, effective and economical therapies to the ever-challenged
    healthcare environment.

About Workday

Workday is delivering the first on-demand alternative to ERP, with a new generation of solutions designed to meet the needs of today's dynamic and global businesses. Built on a completely new model, Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Business Management use the most modern, standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information about Workday, please visit

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